After receiving information from a confidential informant, Miami Springs police investigated the allegations and subsequently arrested Luis ... Silva, 41, on March 3 for growing marijuana inside his cottage in the 200 block of Shadow Way. He was also cited for driving with a suspended license.
The parking lot behind IHOP at South Drive and Northwest 36th Street has been a favorite target of vehicle burglars for years because patron... s cant see their cars, many of which are loaded with valuable items and rented by tourists making for a quick in-an-out for smash-and-grab thieves. But that all came to an end on March 5 when Miami Springs police busted a pair thieves caught in the act.
Miami Springs will host a big celebration this weekend but we're not talking about the annual River Cities Festival which is still four week... s away. This Saturday, March 15, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. there will be a celebration of different sorts, a "Celebration of Life" when the annual Relay for Life event is held just off the Circle.
The Miami Springs council's first regular meeting in March last Monday night (March 10) ended in record time when, shortly after 8 p.m. Mayo... r Zavier Garcia banged his gavel ending things but not before the council addressed two major issues including the controversial noise ordinance.
Already bubbling with momentum from Opening Day ceremonies that brought out more than 300 kids seven days earlier, Little League baseball in... Miami Springs got another nice shot in the arm last Saturday, March 8. Thats when nearly 200 boys (and a few girls as well) ages 6 to 14 turned out to enjoy a morning of free baseball instruction from the Cal Ripken Youth Baseball Clinic.
Miami Springs Senior High Schools Engineering Club hit the pavement on March 1 when they hosted their Inaugural Mini Monster Jam fundr... aising event in what used to be the schools Drivers Ed parking lot.